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Whose Data is it Anyway?
Innovative Business at Baylor: Dorothy Leidner, Ferguson Professor of Information Systems, synthesized years of research to develop a theory diving into personal data being digitized and its implications on a person’s dignity.

Baylor Business Professor, Alumna Earn National Science Foundation Grant to Combat Human Trafficking
WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2021) - A Baylor University professor and a former student have received a National Science Foundation grant to address technological challenges that face law enforcement as they try to break up illicit networks and rescue individuals caught up in human trade.

Audio: Baylor Connections: Stacie Petter
In this Baylor Connections, Stacie Petter discusses information systems’ role in the fight against human trafficking and slavery.

Who Are You: Finding Identity in IT
Innovative Business at Baylor: Stacie Petter, professor of Information Systems, researches the way employees use and explore the features of technology based on their individual IT identity to be more innovative and creative.

How to Leverage Data to More Effectively Manage Your Remote Employees
eWeek: Featured in this article is research by Baylor Business professors John Carlson and Dawn Carlson who found that technology-based job monitoring increases job tension and lowers job satisfaction, resulting in higher turnover.

Audio: Business Review: Shattering the Glass Ceiling in IT
KWBU (NPR): Cindy Riemenschneider, professor of information systems, discusses her research about women in information technology who shatter the glass ceiling.

Surveilling Employees Who Work From Home Could Do More Harm Than Good
Fast Company: Cited in this article is research by professor of management Dawn Carlson and professor of information systems John Carlson who found that employees of companies who monitor software usage report greater tension and less job satisfaction.

Business School Recognizes Outstanding Faculty
Faculty who have demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and contributions to the Hankamer School of Business in fulfilling the HSB mission. Decided upon by committees of peers, these awards are representative of the many outstanding contributions provided by faculty.

Mother’s Day: Baylor Expert Shares 5 Tips for Adult Daughters Making the Holiday Work This Year
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2020) – Daughters often put in emotional labor and significant time to make Mother’s Day feel special. Research shows that this type of “kin work” is largely invisible – to the daughters themselves, and others – because it is expected of daughters to make that contribution, said a Baylor University expert in mother-daughter relationships.

How Secure Are Your Emotions? Employee Emotions Can Have a Significant Impact on Organizational Security
Innovative Business at Baylor: A.J. Burns, Assistant Professor of Information Systems at the Hankamer School of Business, researches the relationship between employees’ emotions and organizational information security.

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